What Can Old Gits Do?

Discussion in 'Join the Army - Reserve Recruitment' started by Cyclic, Nov 3, 2011.

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  1. Hi

    Newbie civvy here , just wondering what an old git (forty eight) do if anything in the way of TA or any other part time service ?,
  2. Sweep the drill hall.
  3. we can wave off all the young chaps when they go to iran ,,,,,,,,,
  4. Fire a proper rifle, none of this 5.56 bull
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  6. Given that soldiers normally retire at, or before, 45, you have missed the bus! You could, however, volunteer to rattle cans for the RBL Poppy Appeal.
  7. Nowt! Upper age limit for soldiers is 43!
  8. So your a deserter then?

    Got any trifle?
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  9. Only Eaton Mess .
  10. Can sneak off on tour if no one notices how old they are.
  11. You can do nothing I am afraid...too old unless you have a transferable civvie skill. The RAMC will take you if you are a State Registered Nurse, a Paramedic or any other number of specialist medical roles..but otherwise its off to the ACF with you.

    Having said that, you can apply to the RAF Regiment Auxillary as a Gunner. They take upto the age of 50 with previous military experience.
  12. Lifeboat crew if you live near the coast. Mountain/Cave rescue?

    I think you'll be too old for the Navy, the RFA would take you up to 62 but it has no part time service as far as I'm aware.
  13. Brotherton Lad

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